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Accident: 147766.015 - Employee Amputates Fingertip While Cleaning Conveyor Belt Wi

Accident: 147766.015 -- Report ID: 0552652 -- Event Date: 01/31/2022
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1607236.01507/08/2022Plastic Plate, Llc

At 8:15 p.m. on January 31, 2022, an employee was cleaning a belt on a Crizaf Au tomation Systems Model #LI24-X12 Belt Conveyor using a rag. The employee did not lockout the conveyor and the drive chain grabbed the rag pulling the employee's hand into the chain and sprocket. The employee amputated his right middle finge rtip, requiring medical treatment without hospitalization.

Keywords: amputated, amputation, belt conveyor, chain, cleaning, conveyor, conveyor belt, finger, fingertip, lack of work procedures, lockout, lockout/tagout, material handling, misjudgement, misjudgement of hazardous situat

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1607236.015 22 F Non Hospitalized injury Machinery maintenance occupations

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